Manama, June 13 (BNA): The CEO of the Bahrain Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, Dr. Ahmed Al-Sheikh, received Alex Fraser, the CEO of the London Institute of Banking and Financial Studies. On a visit aimed at exploring opportunities for joint initiatives to develop financial professionals in the fields of sustainable development and digital transformation, in response to the growing demand driven by emerging technologies in the industry.
Discussions centered on developing innovative programs that would nurture a talent pool of financial professionals capable of driving sustainable growth and harnessing the potential of digital technologies in the financial sector.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Sheikh stated, “The visit of Mr. Alex Fraser to the BIBF campus marks an important milestone in the cooperation between the two long-standing partners and paves the way for exciting joint initiatives in sustainable development and digital transformation. The growing demand driven by emerging technologies in the industry, it is of paramount importance to equip the financial cadres with the skills to embrace these transformations and contribute to the growth and success of the sector.”
Mr. Alex Fraser emphasized the BIBF’s commitment to strengthening collaboration with esteemed partners such as Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance, saying, “This visit underscores our dedication to meeting the growing demand for financial professionals skilled in sustainable development and digital transformation. By leveraging our collective experience, we can develop Comprehensive programs that provide financial cadres with the knowledge and capabilities needed to thrive in a rapidly changing financial landscape.”
The London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF) and the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have both established themselves as leaders in education finance, sharing a commitment to excellence and innovation. By pooling their resources and expertise, they aim to contribute to the advancement of the financial sector in Bahrain and the region.
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